Have you fallen prey to cyber misconceptions?

June 13, 2007

The cyberbattlefield is peppered with few digital mines and booby traps. Many of the conclusions drawn from a lack of understanding perpetuate the problems and lead to myths like: Intelligence collectors should be cyberwarriors; the battle domain is characterized by the Internet; cyberwars can be fought from one location; the effects of cyberweapons are difficult to control; and increased security effectively defends the domain. Is this right? Is this wrong? Are there more?